Recent Media Reports Omit Essential Details About Chinese Development Finance
We would like to clarify some of the technical content of a recent Ghana Business News article entitled “Ghana Receives $13.9b Chinese Aid in 10 Years.”
What’s Your Source? Comparing Official and Media-Based Chinese Aid Data
Media-based methods often reveal major weaknesses in official reporting systems.
Unshared Government Data is a Waste
You can create as many information systems as you want, but they will not take-off unless the right incentive structures to share and standardize data are mainstreamed.
Non-DAC Round-Up: Chinese Investment in Africa Since FOCAC 2012
Debate continues over the effectiveness of Chinese aid to Africa, but neither side can ignore the magnitude of the economic and political relationship.
How Eco-Friendly is Nigeria’s Foreign Aid Portfolio?
There is a lack of clean-up funding provided to Nigeria by international donors, especially in light of the total amount of external funding spent on developing Nigeria’s oil and gas sectors.
Increasing the Development Impact of Open Data
In order to impartially disseminate public information, an organization must design its data liberation strategy with both effective technologies and appropriate public policies in mind.
The Benefits (and Drawbacks) of Coding Aid Projects By Activity
IATI reporting standards, CRS purpose codes, AidData activity coding, and Open Aid Partnership geocoding all demonstrate that transparent, accessible, and detailed aid information is well within reach.
The Local Impacts of World Bank Development Projects Near Sites of Conservation Significance
The Journal of Environment & Development
Graeme Buchanan, Bradley Parks, Paul Donald, Brian O’Donnell, Daniel Runfola, John Swaddle, Łukasz Tracewski, Stuart Butchart
The Impacts of World Bank Development Projects on Sites of High Biodiversity Importance
Graeme M. Buchanan, Bradley C. Parks, Paul F. Donald, Brian F. O'Donnell, Daniel Runfola, John P. Swaddle, Lukasz Tracewski, Stuart H.M. Butchart
AidData's TUFF Methodology, Version 1.1
Austin M. Strange, Brian O’Donnell, Daniel Gamboa, Bradley Parks, Charles Perla